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Hierapolis
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(Ἱεράπολις; Hierápolis).

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[1] Important town in south-west Phrygia

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Important town in south-west Phrygia (as opposed to the town of same name in the ‘Pentapolis’ of central Phrygia) at the edge of the Lycus valley on the road in the Hermus valley from Sardis to Apamea, famous f…

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Drew-Bear, Thomas (Lyon) and Sonnabend, Holger (Stuttgart), “Hierapolis”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 May 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e512840>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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